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determination of zinc ion (Zn+2) by EDTA titration

Determination of zinc ion by edta titration

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How can you Determination of Zinc (Zn+2) in solution
Determination of Zinc ion by Direct Titration using Eriochrome Black T as indicator

PRINCIPLE :

Zinc content in a sample can be determined quantitatively by complexometric
direct titration with EDTA at pH 10. The effective formation constant of the Zn-EDTA complex is ≥ 106 above pH 4. Eriochrome black T is used as an indicator; it is Blue when it is free (Hln2-) and wine-red when complexed with Zinc.


Initially, when the pH of the medium maintained at pH 7‒11, the Zinc ions
combine with indicator molecules to form Zn-indicator complex which appear as a winered color. Near the end point, EDTA breaks the Zn-indicator complexation, resulting in the formation of Zn-EDTA complex. Hence at the end point, the liberated free indicator yields a blue color to the solution.



REAGENTS :

       1- Zinc ion solution (analyte)
       2- pH10 buffer solution 
       3- Eriochrome black T indicator 
       4- 0.01 M EDTA solution

PROCEDURE:

1- Pipette 25.0 mL of Zinc ion solution into a 250.0 mL conical flask and dilute to
     about 200.0 mL with distilled water
2- Add 1 to 2 mL of pH10 buffer and 3 to 4 drops of Eriochrome Black T indicator to
     each.
3- Titrate with 0.01 M EDTA until the color changes from wine-red to pure blue.
     Record the used volume (as VEDTA).
4- Repeat the titration twice.

Atomic weight of Zinc = 65.41 g/mol
-Complexometric Titration of Zn(II) with EDTA


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source : Yallascience.com
Mohamed Elsenety

Mohamed Elsenety

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